To be played on a bridge over running water near a source of sticks
Each player should select a stick from the surrounding area
No trees, no concrete blocks, no farmyard animals, no fellow members of the Society to be used as Pooh Sticks.
Players must use sticks of organic materials
Sticks must not be self propelled
No player shall be allowed to dismantel any part of the bridge, under any circumstances
The Captain of Poohsticks shall umpire any matches unless he/she/it is unavailable or other arrangement has been made
At the beginning of each round the umpire shall shout "1, 2 , 3, twich"
Players should drop their sticks, throwing shall not be permitted.
No player may drop his/her/its stick until the umpire has said "twich"
The first player whose stick emerges after passing under the bridge wins the round
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